Teamforce started the new year in fine style as they recorded a 59-37 victory over Falcons in Portsmouth League premier division one.
Angels had a competitive game with Wrong Direction, which could have gone either way in a thrilling last quarter.
But Kayleigh Bond made numerous interceptions to make sure Angels won 44-42.
Gems jumped up a spot after taking full advantage of six-player Stars II.
Stars never looked like giving up – with Cassie Moore working tirelessly – but Gems won 70-38.
In premier division two, Cowplain Cruisers are in second spot after seeing off bottom-side Taylor Cocks 45-40.
Junction had their work cut out against an in-form Bluebells.
Super movement and shooting by Jenny Baker saw the latter to a 46-16 success.
Skywatch impressed with only six players against Misfits. They were level at half-time only for the leaders to pull away to win 35-29.
In division one, Magics kept hold of second place with a 33-29 victory over AMG.
SOS made a superb comeback in the third quarter against Dolphins to draw 32-32 – with super shooting by Lesley Woodgate.
Cartek had a great first game back against BMS as unstoppable shooting by Rebecca Johnson saw them win 40-28.
Table-toppers Westowen showed no mercy against rock-bottom Fusion.
With promotion already secured, they eased to a 46-26 triumph.
In division two, JPC inched ahead to claim a 32-23 win over Cocktails.
Heaven Sent are set for promotion after beating Blueberries 44-28 – with Tracy Poling outstanding in defence.
Zest jumped up to second after they dominated the second half of their clash with Hornets to record a 37-29 success.
Jelly Tots made a fine start to 2016 with a 41-22 defeat of Purbrook Passion, with Lily Godkin standing out at centre.
In division three, Pebbles are on the rise after beating Springers Left 35-30.
Teamforce II continued their hunt for promotion with a 28-16 win against Fishbourne Flames as Zephra Atkins dominated in defence.
Jelly Beans are hot on the trail of second place as they saw off Westowen Reds 34-12.
And with Danielle Evemy working hard, 10th Hole Tigers shone from the starting whistle against Purbrook Petals to seal a 60-13 win.
In division four, Springers Right beat Purple Chaos 42-10 and leaders Purbrook Poppies won 46-17 against Dragons 46-17.
Six-player Woodmancote claimed all five points in a 28-12 win over Polkadots and Abar Tigers beat Chameleons 39-21.